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Two special days in December

Every December, we have two special days to affirm our love and commitment to each other as we celebrate the anniversary of our wedding at CLTC in PNG on 3rd Dec 1983 and the anniversary of meeting a year earlier in Madang in PNG on the 12th Dec 1982. Because David had suggested going on […]

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David turns 60!

What a wonderful 60th Birthday celebration it was for David. It began with sunrise on our verandah at 4.53 am then a half hour’s drive to NW Brisbane and half an hour narrow windy climb up 600 metres to one of our favourite spots, Mt Glorious, in the the dense preserved bushlands of Brisbane Forest Park in […]

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A wonderful week cruising on the Pacific Dawn

It was David’s idea to go on a cruise for our 30th Wedding Anniversary. He had crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a ship as a 10 year old and Marilyn had gone from Singapore to Brisbane as a cheap way of travel in 1972. But this would be our first 7-day holiday cruise out of […]

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Relaxing at the beach

How we looked forward to a holiday at the beach after a busy year of ministry. Our planned departure was set back 30 hours to finish off some important tasks. It’s 90 mins drive to Currimundi on the Sunshine Coast. We got there in time to unpack and shop before the family arrived for the […]

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A Surprise Visitor

On 9 September 2013 (9/11 in USA), in the middle of an intense time in the Billion Souls Revival Prayer Call, David went outside and saw this bird sitting on our fence. On closer inspection he realized it was a white kookaburra – something neither of us had ever seen before. He took this photo […]

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Our Upcoming Holiday!

We are preparing for four weeks of annual leave starting Thursday 24th October.  Hurray! It has been an exceptionally busy and exciting year in this new ministry and now we are looking forward to a good rest. We will go to our favourite beach house of friends at Currumundi Lake on the Sunshine Coast for two […]

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Marilyn’s Birthday Celebrations

My birthday (5th October) celebrations went over a period of a week as not everyone could be in one place at one time! Here are some highlights.